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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 January 1784 [electronic edition]
... Wisdom I have great Confidence. The next Dispatches from Congress, and from you, after Mr. Thaxters Arrival will determine me and I shall write you more fully. I have enjoyed better Health, Since my Fever last Septr. at Paris. I got poisoned at Amsterdam with the Steams of the Canals, and bad Water in the Cisterns, and my Constitution has been labouring, these two or three Years to throw ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 9 December 1798 [electronic edition]
... Quincy December 9th 1798 My dearest Friend I write you a few Lines just to say that I am better than when I wrote you last, that Mr. Cranch is also slowly mending. Boylstone Adams is not worse. I expect to hear that you have a Great cold. If so I pray you be early attentive to it. I inclose you the News paper which I take. My Neighbours taking the rest, I see them all. You ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 22 April 1797 [electronic edition]
... . He has been so indulged like a Baby. Let me know when you shall be at N. York. You may write me indeed from New York. The Letter will come to me in a day. But it will take two days for my Horses to go from hence to Paulus Hook. If however you should by any Letter I may receive next Week, inform me on what day you shall arrive at N. York I could send my Horses early enough ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 26 April 1777 [electronic edition]
... , the Vapours, the Dismals, the Horrors, seem to have seized our whole State. More Wrath than Terror, has seized me. I am very mad. The gloomy Cowardice of the Times, is intollerable in N. England. Indeed I feel not a little out of Humour, from Indisposition of Body. You know, I cannot pass a Spring, or fall, without an ill Turn -- and I have had one these four or five Weeks -- a Cold, as usual. Warm ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 11 March 1788 [electronic edition]
... Most Respectfull compliments to Mr. Jefferson. I rejoice in the Idea of your having met again before you leave Europe. The papers give us a magnificent amount of preparations in Holland for celebrating the birth day of the Stadtholder. Nothing from America since you left me! I find it very lonesome here and Should be more so if I was not so buisily employd in preparations for our ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 3 September 1780 [electronic edition]
... not restrain me, yet nothing that would surprise you, for you know every Avenue of his vain Heart. Give an extensive cord, and you know the adage.We have a Melancholy prospect about us. The most severe drought known for many years, has cut of our grass, our corn and our Gardens. Yesterday we had a plentiful rain, and the first since the beginning of May. Many person have been obliged to give Hay ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 4 November 1794 [electronic edition]
... a candidate in oppostion to Jarvis. Concequently all his party were united with Jarvises. You will want to know how the Farming business goes on. The orchard is all coverd with Sea Weed. As you desired, this day will compleat the spreading of it. About 90 Bushels of potatoes have been dugg at the two places. Today the Hands propose to finish the Beach Meddow. I am better than when you left me. So ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 7 February 1795 [electronic edition]
... . The Harbor has been open the whole Season. The Rivers froze for about ten days. We have frequent and abundent southerly Rains. I hope you will not have so disagreeable a Time Home as you apprehend, though March ishas frequently bad Roads.We have as usual a derth of News. No arrival from abroad, and as to Domestics occurrences I go so little from Home, that I know very little of them.Our Friends here ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 14 December 1794 [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Decr. 14. 1794 My Dearest friend I wrote you last Week and inclosed an order for 600. Let me know when you receive it. Although the Weather is the most beautiful I ever knew in December, the Time seems longer to me, than ever any time did in America. The Business of Congress this Session is Dulness, Flatness and Insipidity itself. Mr. Cranch went off, on Fryday ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 5 August 1776 [electronic edition]
... attended publick worship constantly, except one day and a half ever since I have been in Town. I rejoice in a preacher who has some warmth, some energy, some feeling. Deliver me from your cold phlegmatick Preachers, Politicians, Friends, Lovers and Husbands. I thank Heaven I am not so constituted my-self and so connected. How destitute are they of all those Sensations which sweeten as well ...

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